FOOD FOR THOUGHT
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I've had a column (well a page mostly!) called Food For Thought in Guitar Techniques magazine since 2015 and thought it would be fun to collate them all here too. I can't post the actual articles until 6 months after they're published in the mag, but will put related links and stuff as soon as I can, hopefully before the mag goes out!
Hope you find these interesting Food For Thought! :)
My One And Only
Now before we get started on this thought stream I must say that I have suffered from severe GAS (Guitar Acquisition Syndrome) for most of my life, I’m not suggesting ...
In this article I’d like to dig into practice “concepts” and why they are so important. The transition from practising things to practising concepts seems to be a mile...
Really learning to get inside the music is becoming a lost activity and one I recommend all musicians get back into for their musical health!
5 Minute Miracles
When I was 18 years old and got accepted in the local classical conservatoire I had a lot of stuff I had to study. On top of the classical repertoire, techniques and h...
Unlock Neck With Step Up On The B
This month a want to share a little bit of fretboard logic that I discovered a few years back which really helped me unlock the guitar neck. I’d been messing about...
Playing What You Hear
This month I want to delve into the mystical world of ‘playing what you hear’, what it really means, how I think it might work and how you can develop it. So to sta...
Do You Feel It?
Being a first-hand purveyor of online ‘debate’ (and trolling!) one of the more common arguments I see is over ‘feel’ and ‘soul’ of certain guitarists – do those who pl...
What You Can’t Do?
“Practice what you can’t do, not what you can” is advice I’ve received and given over the years so much that it felt very wrong to question it. But when I had the plea...
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